Here it is already...2014!! Happy New Year! I have been gone for so long again. Doggone it!! I miss this place...called blog! I won't go into long detail about my absence...only try to get up to date with some shares of some of my favorite things since I last checked in. One of those very… Continue reading Mad about…Madeleines! Plump and tasty, delicate little Madeleines!
Remember Dolly Parton telling how to make a fruit cocktail dump cake in Steel Magnolia's? Hmmm...well this post isn't about that!! But in the future I will do a... Cup 'O, Cup 'O, Cup 'O post on that yummy cake and share some photos of those beautiful Magnolia trees in bloom. Nope...this post is about… Continue reading A Cup ‘O, Cup ‘O…times ten…and BOOM, Ten Cup Cookies!
Sunday has always been my favorite day of the week! When I was a young girl Dad and Mom helped each other make breakfast on Sunday. My brothers and sister and I scoured the Sunday Funnies while we waited for breakfast. We went to Church and then came home to the smell of Mom's pot… Continue reading Easy like Sunday morning….and Kentucky style french toast!
Announcing the death of 'funeral potatoes'....we now call them 'happy tators'! I have been absent for a while...at least not posting much here at Home and The Range. I was beginning to think my job may be the death of me...I mean my blog! I truly miss this little blog when I'm away! Home and… Continue reading FUNERAL POTATOES (aka Nauvoo Potatoes)…and we call them ‘HAPPY POTATOES’!
Ahhhhhhhhhh..... The luck of the Irish must not have been with me during my first go with Royal Icing! Well, after all, I am Danish and French! My children are part Irish...but they weren't here helping me make these cookies! One of my goals for this year....try new ingredients, products or gadgets for the kitchen.… Continue reading An Irish Blessing and my first go with Royal Icing…a Royal Pain!
Today was the anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday! I thought this would be a good day to post some pictures of Abe Lincoln's Kentucky home. Poppy and I went to see Abe's birthplace last fall. The grounds and surroundings are beautiful and we could imagine Abe running in those woods as a child. There is a small… Continue reading Remembering Honest Abe….his Kentucky home and favorite almond cake!
We have had some very strange weather this winter in Kentucky! It has gone from cold to high 60's, back to the teens, tornado weather and....finally....snow, beautiful snow! We have waited for the snow since the last snow just after Christmas! The snow we had then didn't stay on the ground for long. Our weather… Continue reading Snow and Yoberry (Yogurt Strawberry) Muffins…What a great Saturday!
Hey there...Babycakes! That is one of my favorite terms of endearment! OK...moving on... There is something so fun and special about the celebration of an anticipated blessing! This was my creation for a co-worker with a little one on the way ... I made this a double layer 9x 13 cake. The design wasn't perfect...but it was fun… Continue reading Oh Babycakes….Cinnamon Swirl Cake!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Here we are...already nearly one week into the new year! Do you have any resolutions for the year? res·o·lute! Definition: Adjective: Admirabley purposeful, determined, unwavering. Synonyms: Determined - firm - decided - resolved - decisive I have a month to month plan and...categories! I find that I am resolute in some categories… Continue reading New Year, New Recipe… Crazy Good Blueberry Ribbon Coffe Cake!
These cookies were my tribute and thank you...to my Viet Nam Vet husband (Poppy) on Veterans Day! I call my husband Poppy....a nickname that evolved from Mom 'N Pop. He calls me Mommy...I call him Poppy! I also happen to love Poppies. Remember the Poppy field from The Wizard of Oz? One of my all… Continue reading Orange Poppyseed Cookies…for Poppy!